Saturday, 21 July 2018

Orchestral manouevres in the sunshine were most welcome

Orchestral manouevres in the sunshine were most welcome

Henley Symphony Orchestra | Henley Festival | Saturday, July 14 IT had long been mooted that the HSO should perform on the Henley ...

 

Post-punk folk band are called to the bar

Post-punk folk band are called to the bar

THEY’RE a folk band from Oxford who specialise in post-punk baroque-pop. And next weekend they’re coming to Henley. Along with indie ...

 

Stigers and Brydon bring big band to festival

Stigers and Brydon bring big band to festival

Jazz musician Curtis Stigers brought a touch of class to the Henley Festival as he performed a Frank Sinatra medley on Saturday (14). ...

 

Ol’ Blue Eyes is back, thanks to singer who does it his way

Ol’ Blue Eyes is back, thanks to singer who does it his way

CURTIS Stigers’s appearance at the Henley Festival tomorrow night (Saturday) is in many ways a happy accident. Together with the ...

 

Quartet is serving up ‘summer jazz’

Quartet is serving up ‘summer jazz’

FOLLOWING the success of the first ever Jazz at St Andrew’s concert last autumn, the Simon Lasky Quartet is returning to the Albert ...

 

Bandmates plan on making a night of it

Bandmates plan on making a night of it

TWO of the folk scene’s most engaging performers are joining forces for a special gig at Nettlebed village club on Monday night (July ...

 

Broadway without the theatre means simply beautiful music

Broadway without the theatre means simply beautiful music

South Chiltern Choral Society| Queen Anne’s School, Caversham | Saturday, July 7 WHAT do you get when you take Les Misérables and ...

 

Flawless Garsington weather was a true omen of greatness

Flawless Garsington weather was a true omen of greatness

Falstaff | Garsington Opera | Saturday, July 7 THE weather at Wormsley Estate, home to Garsington Opera, has an uncanny tendency to ...

 

Poppy music

A MUSIC festival to commemorate the end of the First World War was held in Wargrave. Groups including the Arborfield Military Wives ...

 

Choir’s ‘Wonderful’ concert raises £1,950 for charity

Choir’s ‘Wonderful’ concert raises £1,950 for charity

SHIPLAKE Commmunity Choir and the Ferio Saxophone Quartet raised £1,950 for charity with a concert called “Wonderful Tonight” at ...

 

‘Unplayable’ concerto was well worth missing the quarter-final

‘Unplayable’ concerto was well worth missing the quarter-final

Reading Symphony Orchestra | Concert Hall, Reading | Saturday, July 7 IT is unfortunate that this attractive concert clashed with ...

 

Choir’s garland of song was a perfect summer treat at church

Henley Choral Society | Christ Church Centre | Saturday, June 30 THE heat was definitely on in more ways than one last Saturday ...

 

Students to shine

Students to shine

STUDENTS from the Montgomery Holloway Music Trust’s summer school will be in concert at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead ...

 

Trumpet player will give it ‘Full Monty’

Trumpet player will give it ‘Full Monty’

ONE of the UK’s leading trumpeters is playing a free concert at the bandstand in Mill Meadows on Sunday (July 8). John Barker began ...

 

Choir’s Broadway venture

Choir’s Broadway venture

SONGS from the shows will be front and centre tomorrow night (Saturday) when the South Chiltern Choral Society presents “An Evening on ...

 

New Love Music festival raises £900 for Sue Ryder

New Love Music festival raises £900 for Sue Ryder

A MUSIC festival raised £900 for the Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed. Several bands and solo artists performed at Love Music, which was ...

 

Festival’s opera sensation has the world at her feet

Festival’s opera sensation has the world at her feet

SHE made such an impact at Garsington that the opera festival has booked her for the next two years. The broadsheet reviewers were ...

 

Songs from the shows were a surreal treat in school chapel

Songs from the shows were a surreal treat in school chapel

Songs from the Shows, Pangbourne Choral Society | Pangbourne College | Saturday, June 23 IT was definitely “show time” at Pangbourne ...

 

Oasis main man and friends make it a party at the palace

Oasis main man and friends make it a party at the palace

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds | Nocturne Live, Blenheim Palace | Friday, June 15 THREE solo albums in and Noel Gallagher finally ...

 

Singer promises to be ‘sur la chanson’

Singer promises to be ‘sur la chanson’

CAVERSHAM-based singer Alan Clayson will be bringing a touch of French sophistication to Norden Farm in Maidenhead on Sunday night ...

 

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